Zebra DS3500 Rugged Scanners

The DS3500-ER Series of full-range scanners can handle whatever comes its way. The DS3500-ER Series allows you to scan different types of barcodes across a wide range of distances

  • Two models 
    DS3508-A&E corded and DS3578-A&E cordless Bluetooth® Class II , Version 2.1 models to fit your application needs

    Maximum scanning range 
    Full range scanner captures from near contact to over 30 ft./9.14 m

    Scans 1-D and 2-D barcodes 
    Flexibility to capture the barcodes in use today — and tomorrow

    Maximum rugged design 
    IP65; 6.5 ft./2m drop to concrete; 2,000 revolutions (4,000 hits) in Zebra's tumble drum; dual frictionless fixed sensor design

    Superior motion tolerance 
    Protects productivity — no wait times between trigger pulls

    FIPS 140-2 validated 
    Secures the most sensitive data and enables compliance with a myriad of industry regulations (cordless models only)

    No need to line up scanner and barcode

    Superior decode capability 
    Captures barcodes under multiple layers of shrinkwrap as well as codes that are damaged, scratched or dirty

    Scan in darkness or in bright sunlight 
    Maintain productivity in any lighting

    Continuous scanning mode 
    Depress and hold trigger to keep scanning — no pausing between scans

    Advanced data formatting 
    Enables sophisticated formatting of scanned data before it is sent to the host, eliminating the high cost of modifying your host application

  • Performance Characteristics

    Scan pattern

    Skew (Yaw)1 

    Roll (Tilt)2 


    Interfaces supported
    IBM, Keyboard wedge, RS-232, Synapse, USB

    Decode capability
    1-D/2-D/PDF417, See data sheet for full list of supported symbologies

    Battery life
    Fully charged (100%) in 4.5 hours

    Physical Characteristics

    Power source
    2200 mAh Li-ion battery, No battery required on some models

    Twilight black, Yellow

    7.34 in. L x 4.82 in. W x 2.93 in. D
    18.65 cm H x 12.25 cm W x 7.43 cm D

    DS3508-A&E (without cable): 12.8 oz. (363 grams) DS3578-A&E: 13.79 oz. (391 gm)




    Radio Specifications

    2.402 to 2.480 GHz adapative frequency hopping and co-existence with 802.11 wireless networks

    Radio range
    Radio range: Up to 300 ft. (100m) direct line of sight in open air. typical indoor cordless range is 100 ft. (33m), but range will vary depending upon environment

    Radio type
    Bluetooth Class II, Version 2.1

    Regulatory Specifications

    Laser/LED Safety
    EN 60825-1, IEC 60825-1, 21CFR1040.10, IEC Class 2

    RoHS Directive 2002/95/EEC

    Electrical Safety
    UL 60950-1, C22.2 No. 60950-1, EN 60950-1, IEC 60950-1

    User Environment

    5% to 95% relative humidity, non-condensing

    Ambient lighting tolerance
    Sunlight – 8,000 ft. candles (86,000 LUX); Incandescent;Fluorescent; Mercury Vapor; Sodium Vapor – 150 ft. candles (1,600 LUX); Immune to direct exposure to normal office and factory lighting conditions, as well as direct exposure to sunlight

    Storage temperature
    -40° F to 140° F/-40° C to 60° C

    Operating temperature
    -4° F to 122° F/-20° C to 50° C

    Environmental sealing

    Drop specifications
    Functions normally after repeated 6.5 ft. (2 m) drops to concrete

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